Knut Hamsun was #Norwegian author, considered the "leader of the Neo-Romantic revolt at the turn of the century". Hamsun received wide acclaim with his novel Sult, which used the romanticism writing method described agriculture and the life of blazers. He was awarded the #Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Hamsun pioneered psychological #literature with techniques of stream of consciousness and interior monologue, and had a great influence to many writers.